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Living Room Recital: Ashley Faatoalia

Posted on: October 2, 2020

Thursday, October 8th at 5:00 PM PDT: Join us as tenor Ashley Faatoalia partners with pianist Louise Thomas for a program of classic art songs, famous arias and beloved spirituals. This recital is presented in collaboration with Musco Center for the Arts as part of Chapman University's weeklong Chapman Family Homecoming.

 

View his program here:

Ashley Faatoalia, tenor

Louise Thomas, piano

Program subject to change
Art songs:
Der Neugierige (Franz Schubert)
Orpheus with his Lute (Ralph Vaughan Williams)
Automne (Gabriel Fauré)
Dream Variation (Margaret Bonds)
Harlem Night Song (Ricky Ian Gordon)
Arias:
"Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön" from The Magic Flute (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)
"There’s a boat dat’s leavin' soon for New York" from Porgy and Bess (George Gershwin)
"Ch’ella mi creda" from The Girl of the Golden West (Giacomo Puccini)
Spirituals:
"Ride on, King Jesus" (arr. Hal Johnson)
"He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands" (arr. Margaret Bonds)

Popular standard:

Smile (Charlie Chaplin)